Barefoot Runners Society
Vega Starts Guinness Quest
By Eddie “Barefoot Bandito” Vega
I embark on a mission to set two (2) Guinness World Records under the following categories starting January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014, while also completing a barefoot marathon in all 50 US States and Washington, D.C., within a one year period:
1. “Most Barefoot Marathons Run In One Year”
2. “Most Barefoot Marathons Run On Consecutive Days (Male)”
To continue reading, please visit: http://www.guamsportsnetwork.com/runningtrack/vega-starts-guinness-records-quest/
Barefoot Running Magazine's Autumn/Winter 2013
It's Here! Barefoot Running Magazine's Autumn/Winter 2013 edition is out! Be sure to check out the BRS's Society Pages too!
Flat Feet – Causes, Prevention, and Treatment
By Dr. Stephen Gangemi, a.k.a., Sock Doc
Flat feet, also known as “fallen arches” are often viewed as problematic simply because they look abnormal – the main arch of the foot, the medial longitudinal arch, has collapsed. Though flat feet are by no means normal, they are often the result of some other underlying condition or weakness rather than a problem with the actual arch itself that has collapsed. Conventional treatment involving foot support either via supportive footwear, orthotics, or some other bracing system is usually more disadvantageous than beneficial and surgery is rarely the answer. To continue reading, please visit: http://www.drgangemi.com/2012/03/flat-feet/
Special note: Please check out the Sock Doc's upcoming workshops here:...
Fanatics Christmas Day Half Marathon
It was early to bed for me on Christmas Eve, 9pm but, unfortunately with it still being a bit light outside, warm and people moving around, sleep took a while to overtake me.
I had my alarm set to wake me at 5.15am and that seemed to go off shortly after I fell asleep. I stumbled around in the dark and grabbed my gear, shorts, t-shirt and heart rate monitor then out of the door, no breakfast as there wasn't enough time.
I drove the 5km to the shopping centre at West Lakes along dark empty roads, wondering if maybe I had the time wrong, was it 7am and not 6am.
I saw more headlights as I got closer to the shopping centre so I was ok. I parked the car and wandered down to the...
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